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1996 Census Estimates of the Older Population, for States

Population by Age Group, for States: July 1, 1996 - Rank Based on Percentages

  Selected Age Group
State 50+ 55+ 60+ 65+ 75+ 85+
Alabama 18 18 21 24 25 27
Alaska 51 51 51 51 51 51
Arizona 27 26 24 22 26 36
Arkansas 5 5 6 7 11 14
California 49 47 46 46 42 41
Colorado 46 46 47 48 47 47
Connecticut 7 9 9 9 7 8
Delaware 29 29 28 26 35 38
District of Columbia 12 11 13 12 17 17
Florida 1 1 1 1 1 5
Georgia 47 49 49 49 48 48
Hawaii 30 30 27 25 34 40
Idaho 43 40 41 42 38 34
Illinois 33 31 31 30 24 24
Indiana 28 28 30 28 27 28
Iowa 4 4 4 5 2 1
Kansas 24 22 17 16 12 7
Kentucky 23 23 25 27 28 30
Louisiana 41 39 39 40 40 39
Maine 11 13 10 11 14 13
Maryland 40 43 43 41 41 42
Massachusetts 17 17 14 10 9 9
Michigan 34 34 33 32 32 32
Minnesota 37 36 35 33 22 15
Mississippi 36 32 32 34 31 26
Missouri 13 12 11 13 13 10
Montana 8 14 18 23 19 21
Nebraska 21 16 12 14 8 4
Nevada 32 35 37 39 49 50
New Hampshire 44 41 38 37 33 29
New Jersey 10 15 16 15 18 23
New Mexico 45 45 44 45 45 46
New York 16 19 20 20 21 19
North Carolina 26 27 29 31 37 35
North Dakota 14 7 7 6 4 2
Ohio 20 20 19 19 23 25
Oklahoma 9 10 15 17 20 16
Oregon 15 21 22 18 16 20
Pennsylvania 3 3 2 2 5 11
Rhode Island 6 6 5 3 3 6
South Carolina 31 33 34 36 39 44
South Dakota 19 8 8 8 6 3
Tennessee 22 25 26 29 30 31
Texas 48 48 48 47 46 45
Utah 50 50 50 50 50 49
Vermont 35 37 36 35 29 22
Virginia 39 44 45 44 44 43
Washington 42 42 42 38 36 33
West Virginia 2 2 3 4 10 18
Wisconsin 25 24 23 21 15 12
Wyoming 38 38 40 43 43 37

Source: Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC

Table compiled by the U.S. Administration on Aging
File: stterr96.xls:96-50+rank%




Last Modified: 12/31/1600

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